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But even without imagining more of its kind ever being built we can think or speak
of the kind of clock of which the one in ... clocks'. We could use these words as
the name of, as Locke says, 'a sort, or species' of clock. They would parallel the ...
Strasbourg-type clock. The real essence of a given type is whatever it is about
things of that type which gives them the properties and characteristics of that type.
It is that 'on which all the properties of the Species depend, and from which alone
The real essence of that type of clock is whatever it is about clocks of that type
which produces their characteristic behaviour. The nominal essence has to do
with how that type of thing is identified and described. This may, as with a gazing
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Book Review Locke: A Biography by Roger Woolhouse The English philosopher John Locke (1632-1704) left behind not only "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding" (1690) but also his laundry lists and ... Read full review
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English philosopher John Locke's theories of human nature and knowledge have deeply influenced political theory, as well as our notions about education and civil liberties, most crucially providing ... Read full review